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VP, Controllership - Corporate Reporting

High School 2 Year

This job vacancy requires that you have a minimum qualification of High School to apply. This job is in Stamford, but since it's a remote job, you can work from anywhere you choose. A prerequisite for this job is that you have 24 months of experience in the same field. December 4, 2023 is when the job offer for the VP, Controllership - Corporate Reporting position became available, and it will no longer be accessible after March 2, 2024. If you're seeking a job that offers a sense of purpose and fulfillment, Synchrony has several full time job openings available. Not knowing the salary, you can negotiate based on the company's mission and vision for the future.

Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

This position reports to the SVP, Financial Reporting, Settlement & Systems and will lead the Controllership organization’s financial statement analysis to support the Company’s SEC Reporting, Regulatory Reporting and Earnings Release processes. This role will also provide critical input to key external reporting processes for the Company, working in partnership with cross-functional leaders.

This role will also drive simplification efforts across the Controllership reporting processes, including cross functional initiatives to improve data availability, lineage & accuracy across the organization. In addition, this position will manage the day to day operational activities and competing priorities and execute on decisions as required to move projects forward.

We’re proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events

Essential Responsibilities:

Lead the quarterly process to analyze the Company’s balance sheet and present to senior management key variances and trends

Lead controllership analysis of investor relations materials, such as earnings press release and Form 8-K filings, as well as other key non-Controllership external reports (eg, monthly credit statistics; Annual Report; Proxy statement; ESG Reporting)

Assist with the review and validation of financial statement footnote disclosure in the SEC periodic reports (10-K & 10-Q)

Assist with the review and validation of MD&A disclosures in the SEC periodic filings (10-K & 10-Q)

Assist with the review and validation of ad hoc SEC filings related to debt or other securities issuances

Provide leadership role in identifying opportunities to simplify and automate the Controllership reporting process and to execute upon those to help develop one process which supports all externally reported data

Assist with controllership input to management reporting process, including reporting to senior management, Audit Committee and Board

Liaison with corporate functions, including legal counsel, treasury, tax and investor relations

Assist as needed to ensure compliance with sections 404 of Sarbanes Oxley and FDICIA requirements

Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or in lieu if degree, 15 years equivalent experience.

Minimum 10 years Accounting experience, with 5+ years in the Banking or Financial Services industry

Minimum 2 years SEC Reporting experience and knowledge

Minimum 5 years public accounting experience

Desired Characteristics:

5 years’ experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Powerpoint)Ability to manage staff remotely

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Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Regulatory reporting experience

Proficient use of financial systems and analytical tools including HFM, Hyperion databases

Excellent communication skills – both oral and written

Ability to lead multiple projects/priorities and drive each to completion

Experience with consumer finance products

Grade/Level: 14

The salary range for this position is 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 USD Annual and is eligible for an annual bonus based on individual and company performance.

Actual compensation offered within the posted salary range will be based upon work experience, skill level or knowledge.

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA, NY Metro and Seattle.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must be 18 years or older

You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process

You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 18 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance expectations).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Our Commitment:

When you join us, you’ll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard—but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we’re building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 , with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you’ll find community to connect with an opportunity to go beyond your passions.

This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Family Group: Finance

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